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 George Beecher Merriam

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George Beecher Merriam

Birth
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 12 Aug 1940 (aged 85)
Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 107833160 View Source
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Darlington-George B. Merriam, 85, died at a Darlington hospital Monday as a result of injuries suffered Thursday when he fell from a hog house roof at his farm home south of here.
Mr. Merriam was born March 25, 1855, at Waterbury, Conn., and came here with his parents in 1881. He later was married to Amy Jenks, Darlington. They lived on a farm near here until 1920 when they moved to Darlington. Mrs. Merriam died in 1926.
Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Everett Frye, Mrs. Dale Morritt, and Mrs. Nathan Benedict, all of Darlington; Mrs. Byron Paynter, Blanchardville, and Mrs. Glen Dye and Mrs. Harry Roesler, Minneapolis; three sons, David, Minneapolis; Leslie, Newport, Minn., and Dale, Darlington; a sister, Mrs. F.W. Chapman, Darlington, 24 grandchildren, and a great grandson.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. Alden Stone at 1:30 pm Wednesday in the Nelson funeral home and at 2 in the Darlington Baptist church. Burial will be in Union Grove cemetery.
Wisconsin State Journal 13 Aug 1940


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